Grayson County High School

110 Blue Devil Dr

Independence, VA 24348-0828

Grades: 8-12

742 students

Grayson County High School serves 742 students in grades 8-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 47%.
Grayson County High School operates within the Grayson County School District.
The school district's 76% graduation rate is lower than the VA state average of 77%.

Overview

The student population of 742 students has declined by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 55 teachers has grown by 77% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Total Students 742 students
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 55 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 26:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.12 is less than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 15:1
Hispanic
4%
12%
Black
2%
24%
White
94%
53%
All Ethnic Groups
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.12 0.41
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
40%
32%
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
12%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,135 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 76% has decreased from 97% over five years.
School District Name Grayson County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
4
Number of Students Managed 2,135 3,850
Graduation Rate 76% 77%
District Total Revenue $28 MM $43 MM
District Spending $29 MM $42 MM
District Revenue / Student $13,791 $11,282
District Spending / Student $13,984 $11,065
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Grayson Co. High Career & Technical Ed. (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Independence Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Independence Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • IndependenceGrayson Co. High Career & Technical Ed.
    Vocational School
    110 Blue Devil Dr
    IndependenceVA 24348
    (276)773-2951
    Vocational School

    0.1 mi | n/a students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • IndependenceIndependence Middle School
    100 Blue Devil Dr
    IndependenceVA 24348
    (276)773-3020
    0.1 mi | 169 students | Gr. 6-7                      
  • IndependenceIndependence Elementary School
    915 East Main St
    IndependenceVA 24348
    (276)773-2722
    0.8 mi | 276 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • GalaxBaywood Elementary School
    247 Grammar Ln
    GalaxVA 24333
    (276)236-4868
    7.5 mi | 119 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • SpartaAlleghany High School
    404 Trojan Ave
    SpartaNC 28675
    (336)372-4554
    7.7 mi | 423 students | Gr. 9-12                      

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